Funding OK’d For Meadow Grounds Dam

Design engineer selected for project

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission officials had much good news to share with the Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake Monday, including that the state budget office has tentatively approved a comprehensive plan to finance a total of 10 high-hazard dams across the state. Roaring Run Dam located at Meadow Grounds in Ayr Township is on that list, according to Tim […]

Big Cove Tannery Bridge Completed In Ayr Twp.

Tractor Supply Co. comments reviewed

The Ayr Township supervisors announced at their regular meeting on Monday evening that the bridge on Route 928 in Big Cove Tannery has been completed. Prime contractor Wen-Brooke Contracting Inc. of Three Springs began work on Monday, June 8, on the bridge replacement project over Big Cove Creek in Ayr Township, Fulton County. At the time, the company said all […]

Four Face Off For County Commissioner

Municipal election this Tuesday

Two incumbents and two political newcomers will battle it out for three positions on the Fulton County Board of Commissioners this Tuesday when voters head to the polls for the municipal election. After the field of candidates was narrowed from 10 to four in the spring, incumbents Rodney McCray (R) and Irvin Dasher (D) will be listed on the November […]

Student Rep Poses Questions To SF Board

Discusses food service, school dance issues

In her first meeting serving as student representative to the Southern Fulton School Board, Christina Bright used her introduction as a means of bringing up several pressing issues on behalf of fellow members of the student body. Turning her sights to school lunches, Bright suggested the main course prepared by Metz Culinary Management be served on both sides of the […]

Pastor Sentenced In Theft From Mom

The former interim pastor at McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church was sentenced last Tuesday in Washington County, Md., Circuit Court for stealing in excess of $40,000 from his 91-year-old mother that stemmed from an addiction to gambling. As part of the sentencing order handed down by Circuit Judge Viki Pauler on one count of obtaining property of a vulnerable adult, Steven […]

County Republicans Hear From Candidates

Fall dinner held Friday at Hustontown Firehall

Their last chance prior to the November 3 election to speak to a sizeable crowd of registered voters, local and state candidates for office took to the podium Friday night as part of the Republican Party’s annual fall dinner. U.S. Congressman Bill Shuster served as the keynote speaker during the dinner headed by party chair Randy Keefer and emphasized, at […]

Clarifies HAVFCO Banquet Schedule

To The Editor: In regard to the letter in The Fulton County News last week concerning the Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary not serving banquets: We will meet our obligations and serve all of the banquets that were booked through auxiliary President Shirley Tice through the last of March 2016. It has been a pleasure serving each and every […]

Wandering Cows Cost Owner More Than $5,000 In Fines

LOWER SAUCON, Pa. (AP) – Christine Hess’s cows are milking her. The eastern Pennsylvania woman has been cited nearly 20 times since 2012, including three times this week, because she can’t keep her cows from wandering off her property in Lower Saucon Township, near Bethlehem. Records show Hess has paid $5,190 to date to settle the citations. Hess has two […]

Joe Sestak Speaks At Democratic Dinner Here

Commissioner candidates also address audience

Adm. Joe Sestak was the guest speaker Saturday evening for the fall Democrat banquet held at Mc- Connellsburg Firehall. Sestak spoke to more than 70 of the party faithful gathered to rally the November vote. Sestak is a U.S. Senate candidate hoping to unseat Republican incumbent Patrick Toomey in the November 8, 2016, general election. Sestak, a three-star admiral, defeated […]

SF Athletic Assoc. Seeks To Bolster Membership

Membership drive under way

With only a small core group of people at the helm of the Southern Fulton Athletic Association, several members of the organization appeared before the Southern Fulton School Board last week to unveil their new membership drive and discuss fundraising and project ideas. Deanne Baker and Jeff Huff said before they would be able to commit to helping the district […]